Fiesta Suman Recipe

Preparation Time

5 mins.

Cooking Time

60 mins.

Serving Size




1. Pass banana leaves over flame until slightly wilted. Cut into 7 x 10-inch pieces. Set aside. 
2. Cook DEL MONTE Fiesta Fruit Cocktail selections and buko with 1/2 cup of brown sugar for 10 minutes. Remove from flame. Combine with cassava, vanilla and remaining brown sugar. Mix well. 
3. Measure every 1/4 cup of cassava mixture and place on one end of cut out banana leaf. Roll then fold ends to seal. Steam for 35 minutes. 

Chef’s Tip:

Heating the banana leaves makes them pliable and easy to work with so you can fold and roll the suman. It also gives a nice aroma to the dessert.

Lusog Notes:

"This recipe provides vitamin C that not only helps resist infections and strengthen blood vessels, but also helps in the development of healthy gums and teeth.